TRANSPORT AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Global Travel Taskforce Proposes Framework to Safely Reopen International Travel

Posted: 9 April 2021
Recommendations include the launch of a new traffic light system and 'green watchlist', and the introduction of travel certification.
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New Restart Grants Scheme to Provide Funding of up to £18,000 to Eligible Businesses

Posted: 1 April 2021
A fresh wave of grant funding launched as councils are called on to do their bit to continue supporting businesses.
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UK Moves Towards a Greener Shipping Future

Posted: 26 March 2021
Government invests £20 million to develop innovative zero emission vessels and clean port infrastructure.
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UAE and UK Launch Sovereign Investment Partnership to Support Life Science Industry

Posted: 24 March 2021
Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company to invest £800m, alongside £200m from the UK, boosting the next generation of British life science companies.
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Who Can Claim Grants Under the Furlough Scheme?

Posted: 12 March 2021
If you cannot maintain your workforce because your operations have been affected by coronavirus (COVID-19), you can furlough employees and apply for a grant to cover a portion of their usual monthly wage costs where you record them as being on furlough.
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Mandatory Form for International Travel Introduced

Posted: 5 March 2021
From 8 March 2021, passengers travelling abroad will need to carry a new form stating that their trip is permitted under national lockdown rules.
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Travelling Abroad During Stay in UK Restrictions

Posted: 5 March 2021
It is now illegal to travel abroad without a reasonable excuse. Travel abroad for holidays is not permitted.
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Budget 2021 Sets Path for Recovery

Posted: 3 March 2021
Chancellor Rishi Sunak's £65 billion three-point plan will provide support for jobs and businesses as the UK emerges from the pandemic and forges a path to recovery.
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Budget 2021: What You Need to Know

Posted: 3 March 2021
Here's a full list of measures announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in the latest Budget.
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Furlough Scheme Extended Until End of September

Posted: 3 March 2021
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which was due to end in April, will now be extended until the end of September.
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Controversial EU Vnuk Motor Insurance Law to Be Removed from British Law

Posted: 21 February 2021
British drivers will avoid an estimated £50 a year increase in motor insurance costs as the government confirms it plans to do away with the controversial EU ‘Vnuk’ law, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced today.
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Business Support Scheme to Boost UK Space Industry Has Lift Off

Posted: 19 February 2021
A scheme to alert more firms to the possibilities space-related enterprise can bring is set to be launched by the UK Space Agency.
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Tougher Measures Introduced for Passengers Arriving from Red List Countries

Posted: 11 February 2021
New enforcement measures for travellers from banned countries will include a "quarantine package", fixed penalty notices and imprisonment for non-compliance.
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African Free Trade Tariff Rules Should Be Completed by July

Posted: 11 January 2021
Members of Africa’s new free trade area should complete their tariff reduction schedules and finalise essential rules of origin by July, a senior official with the bloc’s secretariat said on Monday.
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Mandatory COVID-19 Testing Before Departure Introduced in England

Posted: 8 January 2021
International arrivals are now required to prove negative COVID-19 test result before departure for England.
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